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Category: Professional Development

Finding Self-Compassion for a Smooth Holiday Season

During the holidays, we often find that sense of giving and the conviction to extend empathy and compassion to all of those around us. If anyone around us is hurting, we often lend a listening ear or even… Read More

Be S.M.A.R.T. and Say “NO” to Resolutions in 2021

Resolutions Rarely Succeed Since the time of the Babylonians, people have used the transition to a new calendar year as a time to make positive changes (history.com). Unfortunately, few people actually follow through with these commitments. In fact,… Read More

Series on Leadership Development Approaches: Conceptual Understanding

Leadership Development Approaches The sources of learning in leadership development programs vary according to the context in which the program is embedded, but they are considered the “primary vehicles for delivering leadership development learning activities before, during, and… Read More

The Case for Mixed Methods Leadership Research

Mixed methods research is defined as “research where the researcher mixes or combines quantitative and qualitative research techniques, methods, approaches, concepts or language into a single study”  (Johnson & Onwuegbuzie, 2004, p. 17).  Both quantitative and qualitative research… Read More

Getting to Know the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars in CALS

From learning about the Great Barrier Reef in high school to admiring lizards in the front yard as a kid, Jazmyn Broxton and Mariaguadalupe Vilchez, wildlife, ecology and conservation (WEC) students, knew they had a passion for the… Read More

CALS students recognized at 2020 International Student Achievement Award ceremony

Six College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students were recognized with awards on Nov. 17 at the 27th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part of International Education… Read More

NATA partners with Florida Park Service to offer first virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training

Last month, the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) was pleased to collaborate with the Florida Park Service (FPS) to offer for the very first time a 100% virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training. This training, typically offered… Read More